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Seaham, England

Charybdis Fountain

A vortex fountain that seems to rise out of the ground.
Sunderland, England

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

A museum and gardens with unusual plants and a history of progressive programming for the blind.
Stanley, England

Causey Arch

The world’s oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge.
Consett, England

'Terris Novalis'

These giant sculptures are supported by a bizarre menagerie of feet.
County Durham, England

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

Journey through this open museum where even employees remain true to period.
Copley, England

Copley Chimney

This industrial chimney looks rather out of place, isolated in the middle of an attractive woodland.
Gainford, England

Gainford Spa

This hidden natural fountain issues forth a steady supply of supposedly healing water that tastes like rotten eggs.
West Auckland, England

'First World Cup' Memorial

This memorial depicts the unlikely team that won England the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy.
Darlington, England

The Skerne Bridge

The world's oldest railway bridge in continuous use.
Hartlepool, England

HMS Trincomalee

The oldest warship in Europe is still afloat.
Hartlepool, England

Hartlepool Monkey Memorial

The legend of a monkey that was hanged as a spy has inspired not only a football team name, but a successful mayoral campaign.
Hartlepool, England

Heugh Gun Battery Memorial Tablet

This memorial honors the first British soldier killed by enemy action on home soil during World War I.
Hartlepool, England

Andy Capp Statue

This sculpture honors a long-beloved English comic strip in the main character's hometown.
Middlesbrough, England

'Temenos'

This enormous sculpture honors an English town's engineering and industrial heritage
Middlesbrough, England

Moses Carpenter's Grave

The final resting place of a celebrated First Nations man who traveled through England with a snake oil salesman.
Hartlepool, England

Steetley Magnesite

Derelict chemical plant on the North Sea is a beautiful industrial ruin.
Manchester, England

The Undamaged Red Post Box

The small bright red pillar survived the 1996 Manchester bombing virtually unscathed.
Liverpool, England

The Ancient Chapel of Toxteth

17th century puritan church with connections to the Salem Witch Trials.
Liverpool, England

Penny Lane

The Liverpool street made famous by the Beatles is real.
Sydney, Australia

Sirius Building

Though considered an eyesore by some, this boxy Brutalist high-rise plays a significant role in Sydney's past.
Maryport, England

'Alauna Aura'

This sculpture depicting the history of Maryport turns into a light show at night.
Highland, Scotland

The Bridge of Oich

A double cantilever system bridge that was designed to prevent flood damage.
Highland, Scotland

Carn Laith

This rare surviving broch is one of Scotland's most impressive Bronze Age structures.
North Yorkshire, England

Buttertubs Pass

A steep and winding road in the Yorkshire Dales passes by these deep natural potholes.